Animal Skulls: A Guide To North American Species

byMark Elbroch

Paperback | November 21, 2006

Animal Skulls: A Guide To North American Species by Mark Elbroch
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  • Comprehensive guide to the animals of North America
  • Fully illustrated with drawings and photographs
  • User-friendly format makes comparing species easy

    This uniquely thorough reference and guidebook offers illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for the skulls of some 275 animal species found throughout North America. The skull--the collection of bones that house and protect a creature's brain and sensory organs--is the key anatomical feature used to identify an animal and understand many of its behaviors. This book describes in words and pictures the bones and regions of the skull important to identification, including illustrations of all the bones in the cranium, leading to a greater understanding of a creature's place in the natural world. Life-size drawings and detailed measurements make this guide an invaluable reference for wildlife professionals, trackers, and animal-lovers alike.

  • NOBA award-winning author Mark Elbroch has contributed to numerous research projects in North America, including the capturing and collaring of cougars and Glacier National Park's bear sign survey. He lives in Vermont.
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    Title:Animal Skulls: A Guide To North American SpeciesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:744 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:744 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.25 inPublished:November 21, 2006Publisher:Stackpole BooksLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0811733092

    ISBN - 13:9780811733090

    Appropriate for ages: All ages

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